To all my friends: Prayers for Bill as he battles Pancreatic Cancer, a great friend for over 30 years. There is a Go Fund Page helping raise money for the medical bills, please click the link if you can help.
Bill Holmberg began his baseball career as coach of Christopher Colombus High School in 1980. He came to Italy in 1989 and managed Godo for 12 years. He managed the Italian junior national team in 2003-2004. He is the MLB coach in Residence at the Italian baseball academy. He was pitching coach for Italy in the 2007 Baseball World Cup and coached for Italy in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, 2009 European Junior Championship, 2010 European Championship and 2014 European Championship. He has never pitched in the minors or Serie A1. He has also scouted for the Chicago Cubs.
Coach Caliendo talks with Bill Holmberg about lots of areas of pitching development, situational pitching, training under pressure, utilizing different top pitching experts information and blending them together, ground force, back foot toe importance, coaches education, working with Mike Piazza, early rotation, discussion with your pitcher on the mound in a game, pitcher/catcher relationship, picking a relief pitcher in games, how to know when to take a pitcher out of a game and so much more.
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